The Best of Talking Heads

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The Best of Talking Heads
Compilation album by Talking Heads
Released August 17, 2004
Recorded 1976-1988
Genre New wave, art punk
Length 77:25
Label Sire Records/Rhino Records/Warner Bros.
Producer Tony Bongiovi, Brian Eno, Steve Lillywhite, Lance Quinn
Talking Heads chronology
Once in a Lifetime
(2003)
The Best of Talking Heads
(2004)
Talking Heads
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic[1] 4.5/5 stars

The Best of Talking Heads is a 2004 compilation album by Talking Heads, released by Sire/Warner Bros./Rhino, and contains in all 18 tracks, from the beginning to the end of Talking Heads' history. It was released the same day (August 17, 2004) as the expanded reissue of The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by David Byrne, except where noted.

  1. "Love → Building on Fire" (from single, 1977) – 2:59
  2. "Psycho Killer" (Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth) (from Talking Heads: 77, 1977) – 4:20
  3. "Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town" (from Talking Heads: 77, 1977) – 2:55
  4. "Take Me to the River" (Al Green, Teenie Hodges) (from More Songs About Buildings and Food, 1978) – 5:04
  5. "Found a Job" (from More Songs About Buildings and Food, 1978) – 5:00
  6. "Life During Wartime" (from Fear of Music, 1979) – 3:41
  7. "Heaven" (Byrne, Jerry Harrison) – (from Fear of Music, 1979) 4:01
  8. "Memories Can't Wait" (from Fear of Music, 1979) – 3:30
  9. "Once in a Lifetime" (Byrne, Brian Eno, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Remain in Light, 1980) – 4:20
  10. "Houses in Motion" (Byrne, Brian Eno, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Remain in Light, 1980) – 4:31
  11. "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Speaking in Tongues, 1983) – 4:56
  12. "Girlfriend Is Better" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Speaking in Tongues, 1983) - 5:43
  13. "Burning Down the House" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Speaking in Tongues, 1983) - 4:01
  14. "Road to Nowhere" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Little Creatures, 1985) – 4:20
  15. "And She Was" (from Little Creatures, 1985) – 3:39
  16. "Wild Wild Life" (from True Stories, 1986) – 3:41
  17. "Blind" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Naked, 1988) – 4:59
  18. "(Nothing But) Flowers" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, and Weymouth) (from Naked, 1988) – 5:33

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